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Jai Bhole movie review: Lamichhane fails to maintain his ‘creative’ image

Theatre artist Khagendra Lamichhane rose to fame with the 2016 blockbuster Pashupati Prasad. Now, two years after his most successful feat, he is back to square one as both his storytelling and acting in the recently released Jai Bhole lack the vigour and focus his fans expect from him. Senior artist Ashok Sharma’s attempt to […]

Chhakka Panja 3 movie review: Entertainment first, social issues later

Comedies sell in Nepal. This is evident from the significant presence of comic actors even in ‘serious’ movies. When comedians themselves make a movie, it is a different ball game. The latest release, Chhakka Panja 3, has a potential to attract a diverse group of spectators. Established comedians Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula have […]

Katha Kathmandu movie review: This controversial flick is not about sex

The first thing that you need to be clear about this week’s Kollywood release Katha Kathmandu is that it is not about sex, not at all. The producers have not intended to sell sex in the movie, though it might be the case in the trailer. It is also not an artistic effort against increasing […]

Intu Mintu Londonma movie review: A glamorous movie without substance

Some movies with their promotion promise a lot. But when it’s show time they don’t live up to expectation. This week’s release Intu Mintu Londonma looked very promising, but this too, like most Nepali movies, lacks substance and is predictable from start to finish. The movie opens up with what is the climax of the […]

Sali Kasko Bhenako movie review: More questions than answers

While Nepali movies mostly revolve around love and money, there are some filmmakers who break and trend and make movies related to social issues. This week’s release of Sali Kasko Bhenako is proof of that. Based in a Magar village in the lap of the Himalayas, the movie gives the audience an insight into the […]

Ramkahani movie review: Unskilled handling of magic realism results in misery

Producers of the new release Ramkahani have a unique selling proposition—their flick belongs to the rarely explored ‘horror’ genre. USPs may help companies popularise their products and beat their competitors, but they can never guarantee success. So happens with the movie. At the start, the movie is quite appealing as it presents the serious problem […]